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Founder and artistic director of Brownbody, Deneane Richburg, talks about the organizations upcoming figure skating performances called Brownbody: Tracing Sacred Steps. Deneane was joined by Brownbody members Lajuné McMillian and Steven Smith. Brownbody combines modern dance, theater, social justice practice, and figure skating and present artistic work on and off of the ice. Brownbody’s artistic...
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The Arts Entrepreneurship department at MCAD is premiering its PitchFest Friday, April 5. Twelve student finalists are competing for cash prizes with their creations in front of a panel of jurors. The public is welcome and there is an audience favorite prize. Stephen Rueff, professor and chair of the Arts Entrepreneurship Department and adjunct faculty...
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Pianist/organist Bobby Lyle is playing two shows at Crooners Lounge and Supper Club this weekend, a solo piano set Friday night and an organ set with trio Saturday night. He called into the Morning Show to talk with Emily Reese about the festivities. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190308051747-BobbyLyleatCroonersMarch2019.mp3 Originally aired Thursday, Mar. 07, 2019 on the Morning Show with...
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The Artistic Director of Ballet Co. Laboratory, Zoe Henrot, came to Jazz88’s Morning Show to talk about the company’s new studio space in St. Paul and to talk about the upcoming open house on Saturday, March 30. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20190308051627-BalletCoLaboratoryZoeHenrot.mp3 Originally aired on Thursday, Mar. 07, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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The Love Show has become a Valentine’s Day tradition at St. Kate’s. Performer Dane Stauffer has been a part of The Love Show for seven years. Music alternates with storytelling from the esteemed Kevin Kling, and other performers include Marc Anderson, Dan Chouinard, Prudence Johnson, Simone Perrin and Claudia Schmidt. Dane chatted with Jazz88’s Emily...
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Minnesota Orchestra is spending the week in North Minneapolis through Jan. 27, 2019. The week is part of their Common Chords program, which in the past, meant the Orchestra would spend a week in a town outside the Twin Cities metro. This year, they decided to stay close to home, bringing two full-orchestra concerts to...
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Actor Richard Holt and actor/puppeteer Susanna Jennings came by Jazz88 to talk about the production of Mr. Popper’s Penguins now playing at Children’s Theatre Company. Holt plays Mr. Popper himself, and Susanna manages several of the puppets and plays Admiral Drake. The play is adapted from the award-winning children’s book by Richard and Florence Atwater,...
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Comedian and Minnesota native, Lizz Winstead, stopped by Jazz88 to talk about her annual Year In Review shows. She’ll do three shows at Cedar Cultural Center on Dec. 30 and 31. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20181226092906-LizzWinsteadJazz88NYE2018.mp3 Portions of this conversation originally aired Dec. 26, 2018 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Japanese pop idol-turned-jazz-pianist Senri Oe returned to the Jazz88 studios to talk about his upcoming performance at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Dec. 20, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Oe talks about his new recording, Boys and Girls, which rearranges songs he wrote from his pop days into solo jazz versions. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20181220125153-SenriOeonJazz88Dec2018.mp3 Originally aired Dec....
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Sommelier Jill Mott joins the Jazz88 Morning Show every other week to talk about wine, beer and spirits. Here’s the list of topics she covered on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. The New California Scribe Winery Onward Broc Cellars Jura & Savoie regions of France Upcoming classes offered by Jill Beaujolais Thunder 2019 Winter Warmers Albariño...
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